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Vivian Schilling

Vivian Schilling is an accomplished novelist, screenwriter, actor and filmmaker. Born and raised in Kansas, she attended the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in Los Angeles and also studied under the legendary Stella Adler before embarking upon a multifaceted career. Working both in front and behind the camera, she began writing and starring in her... See full bio »
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 2009 Toys in the Attic
Buttercup (English version, voice)
 2006 Ambrose Bierce: Civil War Stories (TV Movie)
Gertrude Atherton
 1999 Puss in Boots
 1996 Germans
Ruth Sonnenbruch
 1994 Savage Land
 1994 Future Shock
Jenny Porter
 1993 In a Moment of Passion
Crista Kelly
 1992 Eyes of the Beholder
Officer Anderson
 1992 The Legend of Wolf Mountain
Kathy Haynes
 1991 Project Eliminator
Terry Anderson
 1989 Terror Eyes
Eva Adams / Starla Floyd
 1987 Beach Fever
Sunbathing Girl #2
 1986 Prison Ship
Marni (as Vivian Louise Schilling)
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Other Works:

Novel: "Quietus" (Penguin-Putnam Publishing). See more »

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1 Interview | 4 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Vivian Louise Schilling


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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Personal Quote:

[interview in "Mystery Scene" magazine] While I became a screenwriter to satiate my love for acting, I became a novelist to satiate my infatuation with story-telling.


Is an active member of International PEN, an association of writers that defends freedom of expression worldwide.


"Great Hair & a Button Nose" -- Joe Bob Briggs

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